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Cosmetology Program at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 005320
  • Phone: (910) 362-7000

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Cape Fear Community College prepares students for a career as a barber, salon manager, skin care specialist, nail technician, esthetician, or cosmetology teacher. The program focuses on hair-style, cut and trim, as well as performing manicures, pedicures, and massage. Program courses include: hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer cosmetology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Cosmetology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Cape Fear Community College has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate0
    Less Than Two-Year Award46

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male8
    Female38

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Black12
    Hispanic1
    White33

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Cosmetology program at Cape Fear Community College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

  • Description:

    Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Wilmington, NC
      • Total Employment: 340
      • Average Hourly Rate: $10.43
      • Average Annual Salary: $21,690

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

  • Description:

    Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, makeup artists, theatrical and performance employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.4% from 2010 to 2020

Manicurists and Pedicurists

  • Description:

    Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, manicurists and pedicurists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 16.7% from 2010 to 2020

Skin Care Specialists

  • Description:

    Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, skin care specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 24.6% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Cosmetology Programs in North Carolina

Cosmetology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Brunswick Community College

Bolivia, NC
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Esthetician (C,A)
  • Nail Technician (C,A)
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Southeastern Community College

Whiteville, NC
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Esthetician (C,A)
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Coastal Carolina Community College

Jacksonville, NC
Type: Community College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
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James Sprunt Community College

Kenansville, NC
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)
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Bladen Community College

Dublin, NC
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C)
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Robeson Community College

Lumberton, NC
Type: Community College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Sampson Community College

Clinton, NC
Type: Community College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C,A)
  • Nail Technician (C,A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor (C,A)
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Lenoir Community College

Kinston, NC
Type: Community College

45 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
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Carteret Community College

Morehead City, NC
Type: Community College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Esthetician (C)
  • Nail Technician (C)
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Craven Community College

New Bern, NC
Type: Community College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (C)